08/18/2011: HOALWATER BAY TRAINING AREA, Queensland, Australia
Interview with Master Sgt. Adam Smith, U.S. Army. Footage of 501st Parachute drop in support of Talisman Sabre, Shoalwater Bay Training Area.U.S. soldiers with 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Richardson, Alaska, are parachuting from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft into the Shoalwater Bay Training Area during Talisman Saber 2011.TS11 is an exercise designed to train U.S. and Australian forces to plan and conduct Combined Task Force operations to improve combat readiness and interoperability on a variety of missions from conventional conflict to peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance efforts.
Credit: Talisman Sabre 2011 Combat Camera:07/17/2011